Live: West Ham 0 Newcastle 0

90+4
FULL-TIME: It's all over and it ends 0-0 at Upton Park with chances few and far between as Newcastle pick up a precious point.

90+2
Cole's corner is disappointing and goes straight out of play to ease the pressure on the Newcastle defence.

90+2
Cole wins a corner for West Ham.

90
There will be four minutes of added time at the end of the 90 minutes.

89
Collins is down and in need of treatment after Gosling slashes a shot wide from the edge of the box.

87
Cole's free-kick comes back off the post, but the game is called back as Carroll is adjudged to have fouled Elliot.

87
Tiote is booked for a late foul on Joe Cole.

85
Cole sends in a deep free-kick from wide on the left and Elliot punches the ball away to safety.

83
Joe Cole comes on for Jarvis.

82
Goalmouth scramble as Carroll heads O'Neil's corner goalwards, but Gutierrez is on hand to clear the danger.

80
Demel is replaced by Taylor with O'Brien switching to right-back and Taylor coming on at left-back.

79
Ameobi is down and in need of treatment after coming off worse in a challenge with Reid.

78
Coloccini is booked for some dissent towards referee Dowd.

77
Gouffran is still struggling and he is replaced by Gosling.

75
Ameobi takes the ball down on his chest on the edge of the box and drags his shot just wide of the far post.

74
Gouffran is down and in need of treatment and it looks like cramp for the Newcastle man.

72
Great skill by Carroll inside the box and he fires in a cross from the left which is cleared by the feet of Elliot.

68
Newcastle go close as Jaaskelainen races from his line and is beaten to the ball by Gouffran who sees his shot from an acute angle go just wide of the far post with the goal at his mercy.

66
Newcastle make a change as Shola Ameobi comes on for Ben Arfa.

65
West Ham have claims for a penalty waved away as Carroll goes down in the box before Nolan has his close-range effort is saved by Elliot. The Jarvis has a chance as his shot is pushed round the post for a corner.

63
Nolan gets in down right, but his cross is too close to Elliot and is collected by the Newcastle keeper.

59
West Ham make the first change of the game as Jack Collison replaces Vaz Te.

57
Diame fires over another cross from the left, but Carroll under pressure from Yanga-Mbiwa heads over the top.

55
Jarvis gets down the left and crosses again, but it is too high for Carroll, who probably took the ball away from the inrushing Vaz Te who was in a better position.

52
Newcastle win a free-kick in a promising position after Ben Arfa is caught by Reid. Ben Arfa's effort from the free-kick is straight at Jaaskelainen who makes an easy save.

51
Claims for a penalty from West Ham as Vaz Te goes down in the box under pressure from Coloccini, but their appeals are waved away.

50
Cabaye fires in a shot from the edge of the box which swerves just wide of the target.

49
First chance of the game for Carroll as Jarvis stands up a cross to the far post towards Carroll, but he cannot direct his effort on target.

47
Good defending from Demel to deny Gouffran getting on the end of Cabaye's pass.

46
RESTART: Newcastle get the second half underway with no changes from either side at the break.

HALF-TIME: Referee Phil Dowd brings the first half to a close and it is goalless at the break with Papiss Cisse going closest to scoring for Newcastle in a disappointing first 45 minutes.

45
There will be one minute of added time at the end of the opening 45 minutes.

45
Opening for West Ham as Jarvis gets on the end of Vaz Te's flick on inside the box and he flicks the ball over Taylor, but Simpson gets back to clear the ball before Jarvis can have a shot at goal.

44
Nolan has the ball in the net from Carroll's cross, but the offside flag is up.

42
Gutierrez now getting booed by the West Ham fans everytime he touches the ball.

40
Gutierrez is down on the edge of the box after being caught and West Ham kick the ball out of play for the player to receive treatment, but he then quickly gets back to his feet much to the annoyance of the West Ham fans.

39
The game has gone a little flat with neither side failing to take control of matters.

36
Free-kick on the edge of the box for Newcastle won by Ben Arfa. Cabye will take it but his effort is poor and goes straight into the wall.

34
Both sides struggling to make any impact in the final third meaning chances are at a premium.

30
Andy Carroll has had very little service if any so far with Newcastle dominating the ball in the middle of the park.

29
Good block from Collins to keep out Gouffran's shot from the edge of the box.

27
Ben Arfa has looked lively so far and he tries to run down the right, but he overhits the ball and it runs out of play.

24
Play switches straight down the other end as Ben Arfa drives from the halfway line to inside the West Ham box, but his shot fails to trouble to Jaaskelainen.

23
Some calls for a penalty to West Ham as the ball strikes a Newcastle defender inside the box, but their appeals are waved away.

22
After seeing replays of the incident it looks like it was a good call from the officals as the whole ball had not crossed the line.

21
The debate for goalline technology is sure to rumble on after this game especially if Newcastle fail to win.

20
Newcastle go so close to scoring as Cabaye plays in Cisse and he sends his shot past Jaaskelainen, but Reid gets back to clear the ball off the line with Newcastle claiming the ball was over the line.

19
Newcastle so far looking far more solid at the back than they did last weekend against Liverpool.

16
Vaz Te is caught offside as he tries to get on the end of O'Brien's cross into the box.

15
Ben Arfa almost picks out Gouffran inside the box with a clever pass, but the ball just runs out of play. Good idea from Ben Arfa.

14
Newcastle now starting to call the tune here with their midfield on top at present.

11
Cabaye flights in a free-kick from the left, but Collins rises highest to head the ball away.

9
From the free-kick wide on the right Ben Arfa fizzes in a shot which lands on top of the net, but Jaaskelainen had it covered.

9
Joey O'Brien is booked for a reckeless challenge on Steven Taylor.

8
Scare for Newcastle as Vaz Te beats Elliot to a ball, but his header lacks power and Taylor gets back to clear the danger.

6
Good move from West Ham as Vaz Te slips in Diame inside the box, but he blasts his shot well over the crossbar.

5
Fast start from both sides but no real chances of note as yet.

3
Yanga-Mbiwa appears to be playing at left-back for Newcastle.

1
Early aerial challenge inside the Newcastle box, but the ball runs through to Rob Elliot in the Newcastle goal.

KICK-OFF: West Ham get the game underway at Upton Park.

Newcastle XI: Elliot, Simpson, Steven Taylor, Coloccini, Yanga-Mbiwa, Ben Arfa, Cabaye, Tiote, Gouffran, Gutierrez, Cisse.

West Ham XI: Jaaskelainen, Demel, Collins, Reid, O'Brien, Diame, O'Neil, Vaz Te, Nolan, Jarvis, Carroll.

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